Young black baby eating apple slice - Project Topeka Community Food Drive

Childhood poverty

Children under age five experience the highest rate of poverty for any age group, with 17% living below the poverty line.

Our highest rate of poverty is experienced by single mothers with children under the age of 5 (43%) followed by single mothers who have children under 5 and children from 5 to 17 (39%). The lowest poverty rate is reported for married couple families with children 5 to 17 (2%).

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Project Topeka Affiliated Food Banks

Doorstep, Inc.  •  Fellowship & Faith Ministries, Inc.  •  I-Care, Inc.  •  Let's Help  •  The Salvation Army  •  Topeka North Outreach  •  Topeka Rescue Mission